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  • Rat tail is a 96-year-old's birthday cake surprise in gross out birthday gala
    Rat tail is a 96-year-old's birthday cake surprise in gross out birthday gala
    Let’s hope Joe Valente’s previous 95 birthday wishes went a little better than his 96th. The Commack, New York resident said he found a rat’s tail and other rat parts in his store bought apple ring cake.According to Fox News on...
  • Gerbil
    Hamsters vs. gerbils, the great rodent debate
    Gerbils and hamsters are two of the most popular rodent pets in the US. They're both small, cute, fuzzy, and adored; especially by children. While similar in appearance, one may be better fit for your family than the other. If you're...
  • The History Of Pet Rats
    The History Of Pet Rats
    Many people (myself included) adore their pet rats, others are completely repulsed by the idea of having a rodent as a pet. Love them or hate them, few people know the history of the pet rat. The pet rat is actually a domesticated brown rat, which...
  • Allegheny woodrat
    Pittsburgh Area Wildlife: Allegheny Woodrat
    A cute furry little creature roaming the Pittsburgh area is a species of “pack rat” known as the Allegheny woodrat. Many people who see it feel it looks like an oversized white-footed mouse. It is on the endangered species list in more...
  • Northern Flying Squirrels
    Flying Squirrels in NY (VIDEO)
    One of New York’s most elusive animals to find in the wild is the flying squirrel. Ironically, one doesn’t have to travel far to find one; they are common in backyards throughout our entire state - So, why the difficulty in spotting...
  • Northern Flying Squirrels
    Flying Squirrels in CT (VIDEO)
    One of Connecticut’s most elusive animals to find in the wild is the flying squirrel. Ironically, one doesn’t have to travel far to find one; they are common in backyards throughout our entire state - So, why the difficulty in spotting...
  • "Rodenator" at work
    Saving Boy Scouts
    Spokane area citizens may recall the City Of Spokane’s fight against the squirrels in Finch Arboretum, the 65 acre park off to your right as you drive up the Sunset Hill on I-90, heading for Spokane International Airport. The Spokane Park...
  • Sugar Glider
    Things You Must Know Before Bringing Home a Sugar Glider
    The decision to get a sugar glider as a pet is one that you should consider carefully. Although they make wonderful pets, you should remember that they are exotic animals and have specific needs that are particular to their species. Sugar glider...
  • Ferret
    Ferret Friend Do's and Don'ts
    It has recently come to my attention that many people in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area are purchasing pet ferrets without having any knowledge of ferrets whatsoever. This can seriously threaten the ferret's health as well as your own. Apparently...
  • It's Groundhog Day!
    Groundhog Day storm of 2011
    In case you hadn’t already heard, today is Groundhog Day. For most living through the aftermath of what has been dubbed “the Groundhog Day Storm of 2011,” today could more aptly be entitled, “snow day.”In Punxsutawney...
  • Big Al, a jumbo curly rat... RIP
    Rats make intelligent and interesting pets
    "What? You have a rat?" That's what you may hear when you tell someone you have a pet rat. Even in a more accepting age the rat still isn't for everyone. Still, if you don't know about them, their capabilities as a pet may...